KDE 4.0.0!

Ignazio Palmisano ignazio_io at yahoo.it
Fri Jan 18 10:40:33 GMT 2008


Wulfy wrote:
> Ignazio Palmisano wrote:
>> Derek Broughton wrote:
>>   
>>> Billie Walsh wrote:
>>>
>>>     
>>>> However, as there are no other parts at this time, KDE 4.0.0 would the
>>>> "whole" of KDE4. Therefore KDE 4.0.0 = KDE4 and KDE4 = KDE 4.0.0 .
>>>>       
>>> Impeccable logic :-)  
>>>     
>> Unfortunately it is wrong :) a container is not equal to the things it 
>> contains, even if it only contains one; the only exception being a 
>> container which contains itself.
> 
> However, there is nothing outside of KDE4.0 that is KDE4, therefore KDE 
> 4.0 contains KDE4 as much as KDE4 contains KDE 4.0 (at the moment).  
> Therefore the container contains the container (both ways!) so they are 
> equal!  :@þ
> 
> [I think  ;@D ]
> 
> /me wanders off muttering about convoluted logic.......
> 

/me been wandering around something similar long time ago...

KDE 4.0.0 is a piece of software and it is a container of pieces of 
software, which is the same kind of KDE4... but then the set of all 
possible sets is contained in itself? :) Can't remember which famous 
mathematician had a hard time defining this problem, I think it was 
about first and second order logic, and in the end if you can put a 
container in itself then the logical results take a while to be 
computed... like forever :)

/me feels off topic and in need of a coffee, got a headache because of 
these containers...
I.

-- 
Ignazio Palmisano





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